Decrease and Increment


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Decrease noun – The amount by which something is lessened.
Usage example: the average decrease in the price of milk was five cents per gallon

Increment is an antonym for decrease.
Nearby Words: decreased, decreasing, decrement, decremented
Antonyms for Decrease


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Increment noun – Something added (as by growth).
Usage example: added another big increment to the sales total this quarter

Decrease is an antonym for increment in small step toward gain topic.
Nearby Words: increase, incremental, incrementing, incrementation, incremented
Antonyms for Increment
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small small decrease small increment
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